Internal Funding Information

Internal Funding grants provide funds for projects that correlate with the MCC Strategic Plan, and either benefit students, seed creative projects or support STEM-related activities. The funding sources are the MCC Foundation, Strategic Planning Initiatives and Xerox STEM grants. Review guidelines for each source before accessing the application form below.

2017 Internal Funding Application Submission DEADLINE is Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Monroe Community College Foundation

  • Funds will be available May 1, 2017.
  • Project must be completed and final report submitted by April 30, 2018.
  • Minimum proposal amount is $1,000. Grants typically range from $1,000 -$3,000.
  • Projects should have a direct benefit to students in the classroom or provide opportunities to enhance excellence in teaching.
  • Funding supports projects in their first year encouraging creativity and new educational opportunities at MCC.
  • Funds do NOT support salary or release time.
  • Total allocation for 2017-2018 MCC Foundation Grants is $25,000.

Strategic Planning Initiatives

  • Funds will be available September 1, 2017.
  • Projects must be completed and a final report submitted by August 31, 2018.
  • Grants typically range from $4,000 -$15,000.
  • Funds do NOT support salary or release time.
  • Projects should have an emphasis on innovation.
  • Total allocation for 2017-2018 Strategic Grants is $50,000.

Xerox STEM Grants

  • Funds will be available April 1, 2017.
  • Projects must be completed and a final report submitted by March 30, 2018.
  • Funding supports innovation projects that are new to the campus or area/division and that advance STEM learning and teaching.
  • Project directors are encouraged to think beyond course development, salary, release time, or responsibilities that are expected as part of the faculty role.
  • Consider projects that are easily transferred or expanded beyond the pilot to other students, classrooms, and/or areas of campus.
  • Total allocation for 2017-2018 Xerox STEM grants is $100,000.

General Notes

  • Equipment is defined as an item costing $5,000 or over, that functions independent of other items and has a life span of at least three years.
  • Project outcomes must be measurable and should extend beyond the timeline of the grant without incurring continuing costs.
  • Projects must demonstrate a correlation between the project and the MCC Strategic Plan

Use the links below to access the Internal Funding Opportunities application and supporting forms. To save these forms to your computer, perform the "Save As" function.

2017 Internal Funding Application Submission DEADLINE is Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Internal Funding Form

Definitions of Terms

Strategic Planning Priority Funding Categories

Questions?  Contact the Strategic Resource Development & Grant Management Office at 262-1470.